Did you ever wonder what the popular baby names were decades ago? How about German names? Check out these most popular baby names in Germany in the 1940s! 

Rank Girls Boys
1 Karin Hans
2 Renate Peter
3 Monika Klaus / Claus
4 Ursula Wolfgang
5 Ingrid JŸrgen
6 Helga Dieter
7 Gisela / Giesela Manfred
8 Elke Uwe
9 Brigitte GŸnter / GŸnther
10 Christa / Krista Horst
11 Hannelore Bernd / Berndt
12 BŠrbel Karl / Carl
13 Barbara Werner
14 Erika / Erica Heinz
15 Jutta Rolf
16 Christel / Kristel Rainer / Reiner
17 Heike Gerhard
18 Marion Helmut / Helmuth
19 Angelika / Angelica Michael
20 Inge Gerd / Gert
21 Anke Joachim
22 Marianne Holger
23 Heidi Walter / Walther
24 Marlies / Marlis Reinhard / Reinhardt
25 Ute Harald
26 Waltraud / Waltraut Herbert
27 Sigrid / Siegrid Jens
28 Maria Norbert
29 Ingeborg Ulrich
30 Rosemarie Wilfried / Willfried
31 Birgit Hartmut
32 Rita Volker
33 Margrit Kurt / Curt
34 Heidemarie Sigfried / Siegfried
35 Gabriele Ernst
36 Gudrun Rudolf / Rudolph
37 Eva Lothar
38 Margret Thomas / Tomas
39 Antje Hermann
40 Gerda Frank
41 Doris Detlef / Detlev
42 Ilse Georg
43 Elisabeth Wolf
44 Annegret Heinrich
45 Dagmar Ingo
46 Petra RŸdiger
47 Edith Jšrg
48 Hildegard Bernhard
49 Sabine Udo
50 Irmgard Josef / Joseph
51 Heidrun Alfred
52 Irene Ralf / Ralph
53 Christine Friedrich
54 Regina Erich
55 Uta Dirk
56 Heide Wilhelm
57 Astrid Eckard / Eckart / Eckhard
58 Silvia / Sylvia Franz
59 Roswitha / Roswita Paul
60 Anneliese / Annelise Willi / Willy
61 Anna Axel
62 Ruth Christian / Kristian
63 Susanne Jan
64 Vera / Wera Erwin
65 Margot Dietmar
66 Evelin / Evelyn / Eveline / Evelyne Fritz
67 Angela Jšrn
68 Ilona Martin
69 Ulrike Otto
70 Traute Dietrich / Diedrich
71 Christiane / Kristiane Andreas
72 Ursel Karsten / Carsten
73 Ellen Roland
74 Annemarie Harry / Harri
75 Elfriede Lutz
76 Edeltraut / Edeltraud Johann
77 Beate Alexander
78 Lieselotte / Liselotte Eberhard
79 Gertrud Mohammed / Mohamed / Muhammed
80 Edda Johannes
81 Margarethe / Margarete Robert
82 Maren Reinhold
83 Dorothea Richard
84 Hella Heino
85 Margit Ronald
86 Silke / Sylke Heiner
87 Annelie / Anneli Winfried
88 Anita Adolf
89 Anne Erhard
90 Sibylle / Sybille Jochen
91 Sonja Stefan / Stephan
92 Frauke Edgar
93 Marie Olaf / Olav
94 Irmtraud / Irmtraut Burghard / Burghardt / Burkhard / Burkhardt
95 Dšrte / Dšrthe Egon
96 Brigitta Ali
97 Christina / Kristina Bodo
98 Marita Fred
99 Sieglinde / Siglinde Victor / Viktor
100 Gunda Bruno
101 Gitta Mehmet
102 Carla / Karla Heiko
103 Johanna Knud / Knut
104 Wiebke / Wibke Hubert
105 Carmen Hartwig
106 Adelheid Henning
107 Kirsten Gunter / Gunther
108 Hanna / Hannah John
109 Katharina / Catharina / Katarina Wolfram
110 Lidia / Lydia Waldemar
111 Regine Albert
112 Irma Henri / Henry
113 Carola / Karola Arno
114 Dorit Matthias
115 Veronica / Veronika Antonio
116 Edelgard Ahmed / Ahmet / Achmed / Achmet
117 Marlene Christoph
118 Karen / Caren Ulf
119 Gerlinde Ekkehard / Eckehard
120 Brunhilde Jose 
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